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Gender: Male Meaning of Cade: "round; or, barrel" Origin of Cade: English Cade's Popularity in 2018: #385

The name Cade is a boy's name of English origin meaning "round; or, barrel". Cade is ranked #385 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like American Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Your Six Kids - Take Three, Leave Three".

From the experts:

Strong, ultramasculine, and modern, Cade shot up the popularity lists around the millenium—it was as high as Number 201 in 2001—along with cousins Caden and Cale, but has been in decline since. It's Like Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie, and Beau; it was worn by a character in Gone With the Wind.

There's a Cade Skywalker in the Star Wars universe, and Keith Carradine named his now-grown son Cade.

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Famous People Named Cade

Pop Culture References for the name Cade

Caden, Kaden, Kade, Kayden, Cayde, Caide

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Wilhelmina578 Says:


Love this name so much!

Youcanthandlethetruth Says:


Love it.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I don't see Cade as girly but to me it DOES sound very similar to Cate.

Guest Says:


I see this name as too similar to Cate. It's so girly to me